The Japanese Police System Today

The Japanese Police System Today : A Comparative Study

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What role do their respective police systems play in the very different crime rates of Japan and the United States? This study draws on direct observation of Japanese police practices combined with interviews of police officials, criminal justice practitioners, legal scholars, and private citizens. It compares many Japanese police practices side by side with U.S. police practices, and places the role of the police in the broader cultural and historical Japanese more

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  • Hardback | 286 pages
  • 160 x 237.2 x 24.1mm | 557.93g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • New
  • tables, figures, line art, index
  • 0765607611
  • 9780765607614

Table of contents

1. Overview: Crime in Japan and the United States 2. The Historical and Legal Framework 3. Overview of Police 4. Koban Police 5. Attitudes of the Police toward Their Work 6. The Hokkaido and Okayama Prefectural Police Forces 7. The Investigation of Crime 8. Courts, Corrections and Probation 9. Crime by Foreigners 10. Crisis with Youth 11. The Police and the Community 12. Conclusionshow more

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